Water Festival: Beach Week

Event

Starts:
Tuesday, June 6, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Monday, June 12, at 8:00 PM Local Time

Oceans of fun await in Water Festival: Beach Week! Our Water Festival event returns with a sandy(gast) debut!

Enjoy a week featuring Pokémon you’d find by sunny shores, Pokémon debuts, a Global Challenge, a special Timed Research ticket, and more!




Bonuses

4× Rainy Lure duration

Features

Pokémon Debuts

Sandygast, the Sand Heap Pokémon, and Palossand, the Sand Castle Pokémon, will make their Pokémon GO debuts!

Sandygast can evolve into Palossand with 50 Sandygast Candy

  • Sandygast
  • Palossand

Global Challenge

A Global Challenge will take place throughout the event! Work with Trainers around the world to throw 300 million Nice Throws to unlock bonuses for all Trainers to enjoy for the remainder of the event!

Global Challenge goal: 300 million Nice Throws

Global Challenge bonus:

Increased Candy for Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws
Increased chance for Trainers level 31 and up to receive Candy XL for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws

Spawns

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Clauncher—if you’re lucky!

  • shiny
    Tentacool
  • shiny
    Shellder
  • shiny
    Krabby
  • shiny
    Alolan Exeggutor
  • shiny
    Horsea
  • shiny
    Staryu
  • shiny
    Marill
  • shiny
    Wingull
  • shiny
    Wailmer
  • shiny
    Spheal
  • shiny
    Finneon
  • shiny
    Dwebble
  • shiny
    Frillish
  • shiny
    Clauncher

Some Trainers might even encounter the following!

  • shiny
    Mantine
  • Popplio

Spotlight Hour

To celebrate Water Festival: Beach Week, an event-themed Spotlight Hour will run on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from 6:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m., featuring the following Pokémon. The spotlight hour will also include a 3× XP bonus for catching Pokémon!

  • shiny
    Krabby
  • shiny
    Kabuto
  • shiny
    Corphish
  • shiny
    Clauncher
  • Crabrawler

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Alolan Diglett
  • Hisuian Qwilfish
  • shiny
    Carvanha
  • shiny
    Feebas
  • Sandygast

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Blastoise
  • shiny
    Gyarados
  • shiny
    Scarf Lapras
  • shiny
    Alomomola

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

Uxie is available in the Asia-Pacific region.
Mesprit is available in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India.
Azelf is available in the Americas and Greenland.

  • shiny
    Uxie
  • shiny
    Mesprit
  • shiny
    Azelf

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Swampert

Research

Field Research Tasks

The following Pokémon and Mega Energy rewards will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks.

  • Water Festival: Catch 5 Water‑type Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    ×10
    Poké Ball ×10
    ×5
    Great Ball ×5
  • Water Festival: Catch 15 Water‑type Pokémon
    REWARD
    shiny Frillish (Female)
    Max CP
    539
    Min CP
    501
  • Water Festival: Catch 25 Water‑type Pokémon
    REWARD
    Sandygast
    Max CP
    528
    Min CP
    491
  • Water Festival: Make 5 Nice Throws
    REWARD
    shiny Clauncher
    Max CP
    466
    Min CP
    431
  • Water Festival: Make 5 Great Throws
    REWARD
    shiny Binacle
    Max CP
    405
    Min CP
    373
  • Water Festival: Make 10 Great Throws
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    ×30
    Blastoise Mega Energy ×30
    ×30
    Swampert Mega Energy ×30
  • Water Festival: Hatch an Egg
    REWARD
    shiny Scarf Lapras
    Max CP
    1131
    Min CP
    1076

Water Festival: Timed Research

Event-exclusive Timed Research

For US$5.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access event-exclusive Timed Research.

Complete the research tasks to earn a surfer pose for your avatar and encounters with event-themed Pokémon!

Please note that Timed Research expires. The Timed Research tasks and their rewards will disappear on Monday, June 12, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

STEP
1
Water Festival: Timed Research (1/2)
Catch 10 Water-type Pokémon
×1000
Stardust ×1000
Make 5 Nice Throws
×10
Poké Ball ×10
Transfer 5 Pokémon
×5
Great Ball ×5
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon
×10
Razz Berry ×10

REWARDS

×1000
Clauncher
1000 XP
STEP
2
Water Festival: Timed Research (2/2)
Catch 15 Water-type Pokémon
×1000
Stardust ×1000
Make 5 Great Throws
×15
Poké Ball ×15
Transfer 10 Pokémon
×10
Great Ball ×10
Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokémon
×5
Pinap Berry ×5

REWARDS

Surfer Pose
Sandygast
Trainers will be able to purchase and gift tickets to any of their Pokémon GO friends that they have achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher with. Please note that purchases—including those made for other Trainers—are non-refundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Tickets cannot be purchased with PokéCoins.
* Please note that the Water Festival: Beach Week Timed Research Ticket will only be available in the in-game shop from Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, June 11, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Surfer Pose

Shiny

These Pokémon will be released in their shiny variant with the start of the event.

  • Clauncher
  • Clawitzer

Sales

New Avatar Items

The following new avatar items will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!

  • Sandygast Hat
  • Diver Outfit
  • Diver Goggles

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